5 items from 2008
The BBC reserves its Saturday night prime time slots for genre-bending fare and it’s where shows vie for a place. Primeval is one of the newer series to occupy the coveted slot on ITV and recently completed its run on BBC America. Today, Warner Home Video collects the first 13 episodes, comprising its first two seasons, as Primeval Volume One, which will have to tide us over until season three kicks off next year.
Totally unrelated to Doctor Who or other Sf series, the show seems to owe more Jurassic Park than anything. We’re in a world where spatial anomalies randomly open (throughout only England it seems) and objects animal, vegetable or mineral can cross through.
On the one hand, it’s a paleontologist’s dream, on the other hand it’s also a nightmare as long extinct predators arrive seeking dinner. A group of individuals, responding to what »
- Robert Greenberger
Rachel Stevens has revealed that she is looking forward to "shaping up her bum" in training for Strictly Come Dancing. The former S Club singer has received countless offers to appear on shows like Big Brother and I'm A Celebrity in the past, but she always decided to turn them down. "This one appealed to me most of all. It was the only show where I'd be learning a skill," Stevens (more) »
- By Daniel Kilkelly
Popstar Rachel Stevens will appear on the new series of Strictly Come Dancing, say reports. According to The Mirror, the former S Club 7 singer and model Lisa Snowdon have agreed to take part in the reality show. "Rachel has met her dance partner," said a source. "She is excited and is going to get stuck into training. "She wants to tone up and (more) »
- By Alex Fletcher
Rachel Stevens has revealed that she would be willing to strip off for a "full-on sex scene".
The former S Club 7 singer has put her music career on hold and is currently trying to secure roles on the stage and screen.
"I'm with an acting management company. We're looking at the script for a great romantic comedy play at the moment," Stevens told the Daily Record. "Some of the scripts I've read have full-on sex scenes and stuff like that but that's part of it. You've got to go . . . »
- Daniel Kilkelly
41-year-old Flemyng, best known for roles in Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, Snatch and Stardust, will play Danny Quinn - 'a maverick policeman drawn into the mystery by the death of his brother'. Rouass, who became a sex symbol after her role as Amber in Footballers' Wives, will take on the role of Egyptologist Sarah Page.
The comparatively unknown Ben Mansfield will also be joining Nick Cutter's monster-fighting team as their bodyguard Captain Becker.
- Ben_Rawson-Jones_imdb_@digitalspy.co.uk (Ben Rawson-Jones)
5 items from 2008
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